MONTVILLE, NJ - Sergeant Thomas Mooney took his oath of office from Montville Township Mayor Richard Conklin at the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Mooney said, “I am proud to be part of the Montville Township Police Department and excited to become a sergeant. I am looking forward to the new opportunity that is in front of me.”

Acting Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano introduced Mooney to the Montville Township Committee saying, “Thomas is joined by his wife, Geri, and his son, Jason. His daughter, Rebecca, could not be here as she has returned to college. Thomas is the son of Diane and the late James Mooney. He has three brothers, James, Jr., Peter, Kevin and a sister, Kristen.”

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Caggiano continued to say that Mooney “was raised in Pine Brook and graduated from Montville Township High School in 1984. He was hired by the Montville Township Police Department in July of 2000 and graduated from the Morris County Police Academy in Dec. 2000. He was assigned to the patrol division. Mooney has attended numerous training classes including New York Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) School, National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) basic and advanced SWAT. He served in the Montville Township Police Department’s Detective Bureau and served as a team leader for the police department’s emergency response team. He also served as president of the Police Benevolent Association Local 140 for eight years and vice president for four years.”

Mooney’s wife, Geri, said, “I am very proud of his accomplishments.” His son, Jason, said, “I am very proud of my dad. He has worked very hard to achieve this.”

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